A postdoc position is now available in the lab of Geoff Goodhill
(http://cns.qbi.uq.edu.au) at the Queensland Brain Institute,
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

The position is funded by a 3-year HFSP grant entitled “Self-organized wiring of the cerebral cortex through thalamocortical growth cones: an integrated approach”. Collaborators on the grant are Ole Paulsen (Oxford, UK), Tomomi Shimogori (Riken BSI, Japan), and Guillermina Lopez-Bendito (Alicante, Spain).
The position will involve theoretical modelling of thalamocortical
development, closely constrained by experimental data from all 4 labs.
Applicants should have a background in mathematical modelling, ideally in a neuroscience context. To apply please send a CV, cover letter and contact information for at least 2 referees to Geoff Goodhill (g.goodhill _at_ uq.edu.au).
The Queensland Brain Institute (http://qbi.uq.edu.au) is part of the University of Queensland, one of the top 4 universities in Australia. The QBI is based in a new AU$63 million state-of-the-art facility and houses 24 Principal Investigators with research interests ranging from the molecular to cognitive level. It is one of the largest neuroscience institutes in the world dedicated to understanding the mechanisms underlying brain function and is funded by state, federal, university and philanthropic sources.
Brisbane is a cosmopolitan city of 2 million people providing a vibrant cultural environment, a subtropical climate, and easy access to unspoilt beaches, rainforests, and the Great Barrier Reef.

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